Merve Büyüksaraç has been accused by prosecutors of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by posting a satirical poem on her Instagram.
A transgender woman housed in a Georgia prison for men alleges that the state has denied her hormone treatments and failed to protect her from rape, assault, and harassment.
The two women reportedly dressed up in “sexy” police outfits then gave the guards spiked whiskey.
The National Registry of Exonerations reports that 1,541 innocent people have been exonerated in the United States since 1989, with more mishandled cases being revisited by committed legal teams every year. These photos show 15 of them during some of their first moments of freedom.
Une idée originale pour faciliter la réinsertion post-carcérale.
Marissa Alexander was released Tuesday. In November, she reached a deal with prosecutors in which she would serve three years in exchange for admission of guilt to assault.
Joseph Sledge was convicted in North Carolina of stabbing two women. He was cleared Friday and now just wants to go swimming and sleep in a real bed.
Compensation claims for injuries sustained in attacks involving prisoners and staff reached £562,700 last year. That’s the biggest payout for four years.
Dante Martin, the ringleader of a hazing ritual that killed 26-year-old Robert Champion in 2011, was sentenced to 77 months in prison. He is the first of 15 former band members charged in connection with Champion’s death to receive jail time.
It ain’t all rainbows & marshmallow mountains, girl.
A fake news site reported Monday that Yolanda Saldívar, who received a life sentence for killing Selena, could receive early release in 2015. A spokesman with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said it was a false report.
Ces personnes ont été arrêtées pour possession, vente ou production de drogue. Voici les effets de leur addiction année après année.
The 46-year-old will reportedly wear an electronic tag.
Tiny Doo has been in jail for five months because prosecutors say his rap album links him to gang crimes.
Ricky Jackson spent nearly four decades in an Ohio jail because of the false testimony of a 12-year-old boy. “I can’t believe this is over. I’m coming home.”
UPDATE: Leon Taylor was executed early Wednesday morning. He was sentenced to death by an all-white jury in 1999 for murder a gas station attendant in front of the victim’s 8-year-old stepdaughter.
The Battered Women section of Rikers Island houses the inmates whose crimes are related to the physical and sexual abuses they’ve experienced.
Unless you’d rather be drinking toilet wine…
Paul Rogers is said to have shown “no remorse whatsoever”. Warning: Some people may find the details in this story upsetting.
“He deserved to go down as he was found guilty – he did rape her.”
Bonus points if he really shaved his balls…
The footballer served half of his five-year sentence.
The author said he had a good friend who was imprisoned for downloading child porn.
Susan Marie Mellen was serving a life sentence for killing a homeless man, but was freed on Friday after a judge ruled she was not guilty.
West Virginia has a juvenile incarceration problem that’s costing one of the poorest states in the country millions of dollars. Families say it’s because judges are too quick to take their kids away.
Lane escaped Thursday evening from an Ohio prison and was captured hours later. On Friday, Ohio’s prison guard union said officials had been warned of a pending escape but didn’t properly respond.
Theodore Wafer will serve 17 to 30 years for the shooting death of the unarmed 19-year-old woman.
Samuel Little’s criminal record goes back decades, but investigators have only recently used DNA evidence to link him to several Los Angeles cold cases.
New York rap queen Remy Ma was released from prison in August after serving six and a half years for assault charges. During that time, she came to recognize the luxury of these freedoms.
Everyone is on trial in Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart, which airs Aug. 18 on HBO.